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Seminar on the Politics of Dignity and Equity: Dalits in Nepal

August 14, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm NPT


As part of the Inaugural Darnal Award for Social Justice, there will be an International Seminar on the Politics of Dignity and Equity: Dalits in Nepal from 10am-12pm on August 14th at Tribhuvan University.

Key participants include Larry Diamond (Stanford University), Carl Gershman (National Endowment for Democracy), and Sukhadeo Thorat (Indian Council of Social Science Research) as part of the group of scholars and leaders.

View the event flyer here [pdf file].

Symposium Session I
Politics of Dignity and Equity: Dalits in Nepal

10am – 12pm | Smriti Hall, Thibhuvan University

The Symposium will feature Anjana Bishankhe, member of Secretariat of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist-Centre); Krishna Bhattachan, eminent Nepal sociologist and indigenous activist; Larry Diamond, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University; Carl Gershman, Founding President of the National Endowment for Democracy, founder of the Journal of Democracy, International Forum for Democratic Studies, and the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program; and Sukhadeo Thorat, Chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research and Professor Emeritus at Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Department of Anthropology, Tribhuvan University
Sarita Pariyar Trust Fund
Jagaran Media Center


August 14, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Tribhuvan University
Smriti Hall, Tribhuvan University
Kathmandu, Nepal
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